Dhaka Gladiators Wins first BPL Title 2012

Dhaka Gladiators won first Season Champions Title of Bangladesh Premier League on Wednesday 29 Feb 2012. Wednesday is the day of Dhaka Gladiators and they won with a good chase and huge margin of scores as well. Three Pakistani Players also included in Dhaka Gladiators squad in BPL Final. As they recent play well in UAE series so there he also meet expectations of packed Shere Bangla Stadium in Mirpur and also give results to managers and official of Dhaka Gladiators  as they expected from. Barisal Burners although a high scorer as well as BPL Point table concerns but despite of that advantages, Dhaka Gladiators shows their extra skills for change scoreboard in no time in Wednesday evening.

After sealed victory of dangerous competitors Barisal Burners, Dhaka Gladiators don’t care upon strength of burners and by just focusing on BPL first season trophy, Dhaka Gladiators Wins first BPL Title 2012. This is actually as marvelous performance by extra ordinary good players as expected. Imran Nazir is declared as high scorer and also Man of match for Dhaka Gladiators BPL final Match.

Dhaka Gladiators Wins first BPL Title 2012

BPL 2012 Final: Barisal Burners vs Dhaka Gladiators – Scorecard

Barisal Burners 140/7 (20/20 ov), Dhaka Gladiators 144/2 (15.4/20 ov)

Result Dhaka Gladiators won by 8 wickets (with 26 balls remaining)

Man of the match Imran Nazir (Dhaka Gladiators)

Barisal Burners (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
Ahmed Shehzad c Saeed Ajmal b Shahid Afridi 28 21 20 3 1 140.00
BJ Hodge* not out 70 86 51 4 4 137.25
P Mustard† lbw b Saeed Ajmal 5 5 5 1 0 100.00
Mithun Ali c Imran Nazir b Shahid Afridi 1 5 5 0 0 20.00
Mominul Haque c †Dhiman Ghosh b Naved-ul-Hasan 11 15 13 0 0 84.61
Farhad Hossain c †Dhiman Ghosh b Shahid Afridi 11 14 14 0 1 78.57
Yasir Arafat c †Dhiman Ghosh b Naved-ul-Hasan 5 6 6 1 0 83.33
Kabir Ali run out (Elias Sunny) 6 12 7 0 0 85.71
Alauddin Babu not out 0 1 0 0 0
Extras (lb 1, w 1, nb 1) 3
Total (7 wickets; 20 overs) 140 (7.00 runs per over)
Did not bat Suhrawadi Shuvo, Nazmul Islam
Fall of wickets 1-43 (Ahmed Shehzad, 4.2 ov), 2-48 (Mustard, 5.2 ov), 3-49 (Mithun Ali, 6.2 ov), 4-74 (Mominul Haque, 10.2 ov), 5-94 (Farhad Hossain, 14.4 ov), 6-101 (Yasir Arafat, 16.2 ov), 7-138 (Ali, 19.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Mashrafe Mortaza 2 0 17 0 8.50
Azhar Mahmood 2 0 25 0 12.50 (1nb)
Shahid Afridi 4 0 23 3 5.75
Saeed Ajmal 4 0 23 1 5.75 (1w)
Elias Sunny 4 0 27 0 6.75
Naved-ul-Hasan 4 0 24 2 6.00

Dhaka Gladiators (target: 141 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
Imran Nazir c Ahmed Shehzad b Alauddin Babu 75 67 43 6 6 174.41
Nazimuddin c Mominul Haque b Suhrawadi Shuvo 13 14 12 2 0 108.33
Anamul Haque not out 49 56 38 5 1 128.94
Azhar Mahmood not out 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 1, w 4) 7
Total (2 wickets; 15.4 overs) 144 (9.19 runs per over)
Did not bat Elias Sunny, Mashrafe Mortaza*, Mohammad Ashraful, Naved-ul-Hasan, Dhiman Ghosh†, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi
Fall of wickets 1-26 (Nazimuddin, 3.1 ov), 2-136 (Imran Nazir, 14.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
Yasir Arafat 2 0 25 0 12.50 (2w)
Kabir Ali 2 0 26 0 13.00
Nazmul Islam 3.4 0 26 0 7.09 (1w)
Suhrawadi Shuvo 3 0 24 1 8.00
Ahmed Shehzad 3 0 31 0 10.33
Alauddin Babu 2 0 9 1 4.50 (1w)

Toss Dhaka Gladiators, who chose to field

Umpires Enamul Haque and DL Orchard (South Africa)

TV umpire Sharfuddoula

Match referee MJ Procter (South Africa)

Reserve umpire Masudur Rahman